Library as a Creator (and Not Just an Aggregator!)


What happens when librarians see a hunger in their communities for something that they can’t just order and put in the catalogue? And a pandemic that shakes up adult programming as they know it?

Our VIRL librarians got busy with the creative projects they had always wanted to bring into their libraries! They made: Sea & Cedar literary magazine for emerging and established writers and artists; Meet Me in the Stacks podcast for book-ish people; and their Virtual Gardening Series in partnership with Vancouver Island Master Gardeners Association. Get inspired and learn from their process to start your own creation!


Darby Love, April Ripley, Nathan McKay

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